Category Archives: Relationships

Business and Relationships: When Everyone is Right, Who’s Wrong?

Not long ago, a friend of mine – let’s call him Tom – asked me to look over an email exchange he’d had with one of his suppliers. You see, Tom owns a retail business, and he had recently produced … Continue reading

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Relationships and Psychology: We’re More Alike than We Think

We receive a lot of input from many sources in life that focus on who is better, richer, stronger, most beautiful, most talented, most athletic, etc. – which puts the emphasis on superlatives and its inherent competition. There are those … Continue reading

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Business and Relationships: Change Your Words, Change Your World

I have several friends who send me interesting emails. You know the type, You Tube videos, jokes, stories – you probably get a few of these, too. Recently, I received one that got me to thinking about its message, which … Continue reading

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Relationships and Marriage: A Perceptual Styles Perspective, Part 2

There’s no one factor or theory that can fully explain why, how, and with whom we fall in love, but the Perceptual Styles Theory (PST) can help individuals understand the challenges we’re likely to face in different types of relationships. This perspective … Continue reading

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Relationships and Marriage: A Perceptual Styles Perspective

The Perceptual Styles Theory (PST) describes six distinct ways that different people see the world, what they value, and how they communicate, so—as one of the originators of this psychological theory—it’s only natural that people often ask me which style … Continue reading

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Personal Development and Relationships: 3 Steps to More Effective Communication

Have you ever had the experience of speaking to someone and, in return, getting either a blank stare or a complete non-sequitur? The easiest explanations are often, “they didn’t hear me”, “they didn’t want to communicate with me”, or “they … Continue reading

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